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Saturday 4 May 2019 - 08:45 to 7 September 2019 09:30

Boot Camp (Arundel Lido)

Boot Camp takes place every Saturday throughout the summer, until September.
Event organiser: Peak Performance Sussex

Tuesday 7 May 2019 - 09:15 to 3 September 2019 10:00

Aqua Aerobics with Emma (Arundel Lido)

This friendly Aqua Aerobics session takes place in the main pool with Emma every Tuesday until 3rd September.
Event organiser: Emma Wynter

Thursday 9 May 2019 - 18:00 to 5 September 2019 19:00

Swim like a Mermaid With South Coast Mermaids (Arundel Lido)

Live out your dreams of swimming like a Mermaid with South Coast Mermaids. Please contact Anna for details and to book. Email southcoastmermaids@gmail.com
Event organiser: Anna

Friday 10 May 2019 - 19:00 to 6 September 2019 21:00

SUP Yoga with Faye (Arundel Lido main pool)

Faye gives two one-hour sessions of SUP Yoga. To book, please email Faye: supyogauk@yahoo.com
Event organiser: Faye Brunning

Tuesday 14 May 2019 - 19:15 to 20:45

Quinze ans qui ont changé la France 1885 - 1900 (Angmering Community Centre, Bramley Green)

This evening's talk in French will cover the last fifteen years of the 20th century in France covering various aspects of French life during this period. We are a welcoming and friendly group of Francophiles and the French ranges from French born and bred to school level French so whatever your level you will be welcome. Entry is £4 per visitor on the night. Venez nombreux!
Event organiser: Rustington & District Anglo-French Circle

Wednesday 15 May 2019

Coach Outing to Pashley Manor (Pashley Manor)

East Preston and Kingston Horticultural Society will be visiting the 11-acre garden at Pashley Manor on the border between Sussex and Kent that has been planted with 35,000 tulips. Book your tickets now. For more information, visit celiabuckley.wixsite.com/epkhs or telephone 01903 778921.
Event organiser: EP&K Horticultural Society

Thursday 16 May 2019

Open Day (5, Sea Lane, East Preston)

Try your hand at bowling and enjoy some free refreshments at East Preston and Kingston Bowls Club. Details can be found on the club website www.epkbc.org.uk. For membership enquiries, phone Peter Blanks on 243000.
Event organiser: East Preston and Kingston Bowls Club

Thursday 16 May 2019 - 14:30

Afternoon Talk (English Martyrs Barn, Goring)

Neil Slater will be talking about the trials and tribulations of life as a modern policeman and commenting on some recent crimes and trials.
Event organiser: June Cooper

Thursday 16 May 2019 - 19:00 to 22:00

Guild Care's 'Would I Lie to You?' Wine Tasting (Cissbury Barns, Nepcote, Findon Village, BN14 0HT)

Are you a wine lover? Might you dare to say ‘a connoisseur’? Put it to the test with your friends at a fun filled night! Following on from the success of last year’s event, Guild Care are holding another game of wine tasting ‘Would I Lie to You?’ with Hennings Wine.
You will be given five wines to taste. which will be described by our panel of three experts – but only one of them will be telling the truth! Your task is to match the wine with the correct description. Will you impress everyone or go a deep shade of red when you can’t tell a Pinot from a Merlot? Tickets are £26.50, which includes the wine and game as well as a delicious two-course dinner (vegetarian option available) provided by Cissbury Barns. You can purchase your tickets on Guild Care’s website. All funds raised will be used to support Guild Care. Together we can keep vital local services going for children and adults dealing with the daily challenge of a disability, loss of independence, or dementia. If you have any queries, please get in touch with Guild Care’s Fundraising Team. You can call them on 01903 528613 or email fundraising@guildcare.org.
Event organiser: Guild Care

Thursday 16 May 2019 - 19:30 to 21:30

Sussex Family History Group (Chichester Room, Field Place, Durrington)

Worthing Meeting Centre of the Sussex Family History Group welcomes different speakers each month. This month, it is Matthew Jones (from West Sussex Records Office) talking about West Sussex at War (1939-1945). Members and visitors are welcome to join us.
Event organiser: Sue Peyman-Stroud

Friday 17 May 2019 - 14:15 to 16:30

Ferring Flower Club Monthly Meeting (St Andrews Church Hall, Ferring)

Do you enjoy flowers and meeting people? We invite you to join us at our monthly meeting and enjoy an afternoon of being entertained by professional flower arranger Margaret Hayes. Tea and cakes are available and the professionally arranged flowers are raffled at the end of the afternoon. This months' members’ competition is ‘Beside the Seaside’. Tea and cakes are available and the professionally arranged flowers will be raffled. Visitors are always warmly welcomed and there's no need to book. £5 admission at the door. Contact ferringflowerclub@gmail.com or call Chrissie on 01903 692628.
Event organiser: Ferring Flower Club

Friday 17 May 2019 - 14:15 to 16:00

Conservative Party Forum (Ferring Village Hall)

A free discussion of matters that concern current and future government. Outcomes of the discussion are used to advise the party about the opinions of members and the general public. Members and guests are welcome. Email westworthing@tory.org for more information.
Event organiser: Ferring Conservatives

Friday 17 May 2019 - 19:30 to 21:00

Geological Presentation (St Stephens Church, Angola Road, Worthing. BN148DU)

The West Sussex Geological Society presents a talk by Dr. Chris Duffin about 'Cope and Marsh', followed by questions and refreshments. Why not come along and join us. We have a full programme of field trips for 2019. Details are available at: www.wsgs.org.uk
Event organiser: West Sussex Geological Society

Saturday 18 May 2019 - 12:00 to 17:00

Arts in the Courtyard (Evans Garden Courtyard, Arcade Road)

An afternoon of art with live music. The artists selected will create pieces live and will be specialists in their work, from spray painters and ceramicists painters to etchers to illustrators. There will be plenty of free art activities for all ages and abilities to participate in. All materials will be provided for the free activities. We welcome artists of all ages and abilities to bring along their own sketch books or canvases and join in too. Email loca@wotab.co.uk for details.
Event organiser: LOCA

Saturday 18 May 2019 - 14:30 to 16:30

City Night Scene in Watercolour (Ferring Village Hall, Ferring)

Arun Art Society is hosting a demonstration by Jo Louca, a professional artist from Surrey. Jo gained a BA Hons at Farnham College University and exhibits widely in galleries across the South of England. She will be painting a City Night Scene using watercolours. Guests are welcome and the cost is £5 payable on the door. Refreshments are available and art books and materials will be on sale. For more information call Mark Juby 01903 243176.
Event organiser: Arun Art Society

Saturday 18 May 2019 - 18:30 to 22:00

Horse Race Night (Guide Hall, behind the Woodlands Centre)

) The Twinning Association is holding a Horse Race Night. This is a fun social evening. Play at being a jockey of our beautifully crafted wooden horses or cheer from the sidelines and maybe win the jackpot! The price is £8.50 for entry, which includes a supper of German sausage and potato salad. For tickets or more information about the Twinning Association, please email admin@rustingtontwinning.org.uk or call 01903 782185
Event organiser: Rustington and District Twinning Association

Saturday 18 May 2019 - 19:00 to 22:00

EP Films (Conservative Hall, Sea Road EP)

East Preston Film Society will be screening 'Fisherman's Friend'. Tickets are £6.00 each and will be on sale from 26th April at Just Because, Dizzy and Seaview Stores all in Sea Road. Raffle prizes kindly donated by local individuals and businesses. Refreshment kiosk organised by local teenager (Rachel). All proceeds from tickets, raffle and wine sales used to finance community projects. All film shows generously sponsored by East Preston Estate Agents - Cooper Adams.
Event organiser: East Preston Film Society

Saturday 18 May 2019 - 19:30

Monarchy: the Ultimate Tribute to Queen (Windmill Theatre, Littlehampton)

Enjoy all of the hits from Queen with this tribute band show live on stage at the Windmill Entertainment Centre. If you're a fan of Queen then Monarchy: the Ultimate Queen Tribute is a must for you. Tickets are £15, plus booking fees. The can be booked by visiting the ticketing website: www.seetickets.com
Event organiser: Windmill Theatre

Sunday 19 May 2019 - 10:00 to 12:00

Lancing College Open Morning (Lancing Prep Worthing, Broadwater Road)

To find out more visit lancingcollege.co.uk
Event organiser: Lancing College

Sunday 19 May 2019 - 10:00 to 14:00

Life Drawing (Windmill Theatre Littlehampton)

This is an observational drawing class. Suitable for all levels of abilities and for those wishing to build a portfolio for other art courses. Booking is essential; book as soon as possible, but not less than two weeks before the date attending. For late bookings or spare places also call 07799374183 or go to www.patriciastefanski.com for more information. A prerequisite number of enrolments are necessary in order for the classes to run.
Event organiser: Patricia Stefanski

Thursday 23 May 2019 - 14:15

Rustington Flower Club Meeting (Woodlands Centre, Rustington)

Our demonstrator this month is the Margaret Hayes giving a demonstration called ‘Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere’. Our competition is 'Spring Baby’. Visitors are welcome. Refreshments are included. Visit rsfa.weebly.com for more information.
Event organiser: Rustington Flower Club

Saturday 25 May 2019 - 10:00 to 12:30

Angmering in Bloom Plant Sale (Angmering Village Hall)

Call in and stock your garden with plants for spring and summer at unbeatable prices. There will be tea, coffee and cake sales, greeting cards a raffle and a gardeners question table for plant advice and identification. Entry is free.
Event organiser: Angmering in Bloom Association

Wednesday 29 May 2019 - 11:00 to 15:00

Playrangers (Mewsbrook Park, Littlehampton)

Playrangers is aimed at children aged 5-11 for soft play fun on inflatables, woodworking and craft and games. This year, we are also introducing a longer four-hour session for the summer following feedback and the popularity of these events. Adults are asked to stay and supervise their children and can join in if they wish. Volunteers from the Friends of Mewsbrook Park assist and clear the park of any litter following the event. This is also now attended where possible by mascot Monty the Mewsbrook Mallard, who the kids love and who promotes the town and caring for the environment. Call 01903 737951 for more information.
Event organiser: Littlehampton Town Council

Wednesday 29 May 2019 - 19:30 to 22:00

Meet and Greet Evening (Ferring Village Hall)

Ferring Amateur Dramatic Society are actively seeking new members to join our well established society. They are holding a meet and greet evening to welcome anyone who is interested in joining the society to learn more. They are a friendly group and one of the longest running in West Sussex. Three plays a year are performed in March, June and November, specialising in drama, thrillers and comedy. So, whether you are interested in being on stage or helping behind the scenes, they would love to meet you. Refreshments will be provided. This is a wonderful and inexpensive hobby open to all, so why not try your hand at acting, set building, wardrobe, lighting, sound, front of house, or just join for the fun of it all? Visit http://ferring-drama.org.uk/ for more information.
Event organiser: YVONNE BAKER

Wednesday 29 May 2019 - 19:45 to 21:00

Relaxation Evening (Angmering Community Centre)

​An evening of relaxation through gentle yoga and guided breathing. This will be followed by a guided meditation to relax your body and calm your mind. Donations welcome.
Event organiser: Miiko Lo

Thursday 30 May 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00

A Commercial Break! (The Glebelands Centre, Greystoke Road, Ferring)

The Terry Clough Choir will be holding their spring concert. This highly original programme, devised, arranged and directed by Anne Robinson, will feature songs from TV adverts over the years. The entrance fee of £2 includes interval refreshments and is payable at the door. Those who have attended the choir's previous concerts will testify to the fact that it always an enjoyable afternoon's entertainment so come along and see for yourself. There are always some surprise items on the programme so do join us and see how many jingles you remember!
Event organiser: Ferring Retirement Club

Friday 31 May 2019 - 19:00 to 21:00

Motor Neurone Disease Charity Concert (Bohunt School, Broadwater, Worthing BN14 7BJ)

Come and enjoy a night out with the Gruffs Male Voice Choir and our special soloist Frankie Cary. Frankie is singing for her granddad who has MND. Book tickets now: they are £10 and available from mndawsxs@gmail.com or 07711 987671. There is free parking off Queen Street entrance.
Event organiser: Sandy Barrett, MNDA West Sussex South Chairman

Friday 31 May 2019 - 19:30 to 21:30

Understanding and Conserving Our Wild Pollinators (Village Hall, Ferring St, Ferring)

Laurie Jackson (Farm Pollinator and Wildlife Adviser for Buglife) will give an illustrated talk on Understanding and Conserving our Wild Pollinators. Tricia Hall will present her regular Nature Notes and Ed Miller will conclude the meeting with news of any planning issues. Admission will be £2 for members and £3 for visitors to include tea and biscuits.
Event organiser: Ferring Conservation Group

JUNE 2019

Thursday 6 June 2019 - 19:30

Ferring Horticultural Society (Ferring Village Hall)

Alan Edmondson will be telling us all about "The Shady Garden". Visitors and new members most welcome. Please contact Brian Rolfe on 01903 243513 for further details.
Event organiser: James Gray

Saturday 8 June 2019 - 09:00 to 16:00

Rustington Charity Street Fayre (Churchill Parade, The Street, Rustington.)

We are organising the fifth annual Rustington Charity Street Fayre where local charities and non-profit groups can have a stall to raise funds and promote their group. There will also be an arts and craft event in the Methodist Church Hall, as well as some entertainment. For details, email rustingtonstreetfayre@gmail.com or contact Dave Bishop on 01903 918024.
Event organiser: Littlehampton District Lions Club

Saturday 8 June 2019 - 10:00 to 9 June 2019 17:00

Flower Exhibition (Conservative Hall Sea Road East Preston BN16 1JN)

East Preston Floral club will be presenting 'Flowers for a Lifetime'.An exhibition of floral arrangements by the members to depict the value and pleasure flowers have given and give.

£1 entrance fee (children free) Refreshments available. We will be making a donation to the Sussex Kidney Trust charity from the proceeds of the exhibition. Visit us on www.epfloralclub.co.uk
Event organiser: East Preston Floral Club

Saturday 8 June 2019 - 12:00 to 16:00

Family Fun Day (Fletcher's Field, Arundel Road, Angmering)

We are hosting a giant summer fun day on Fletcher's Field. Enjoy a cup of tea and fresh strawberries in the tea tent or something from the BBQ, followed by ice cream or candy floss. Don't forget to have some fun with the free games, inflatables and trampolines. With special guest Steve Legg, 'Tricks and Laughs' and live music throughout the afternoon with the Bean Baker Band.
Event organiser: St Margaret's Church

Saturday 8 June 2019 - 13:00 to 17:00

Open Gardens and Art Trail (Participating gardens in East Preston)

As part of the East Preston Festival you are invited to take this tour and discover our talented gardeners. Many people who open their gardens also use the opportunity to raise funds for their favourite charity by selling refreshments and some gardens display the work of local artists. Tickets with a map are available at only £3 from Just Because (9 Sea Road) and Seaview Stores (114 Sea Road) both in East Preston.
Event organiser: East Preston Festival Committee

Saturday 8 June 2019 - 13:30 to 17:00

Children's Extravaganza (The Village Hall, Sea Road, East Preston BN16 1LP)

This popular family event includes a Bee-fit Workshop, Ray Sparks Punch & Judy, Robbie the Magician and more. Tickets only £1 per child on the door. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Organised by the East Preston Festival Committee
Event organiser: East Preston Festival Committee

Sunday 9 June 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00

East Preston Junior cricket fun day (Warren Recreation ground/ The Cricket field)

Come and join us for a fun filled day of junior six aside cricket matches for under 13s and practice sessions for under 8s.

All welcome.

Bar, BBQ ,Raffle and cake sale all-day.

Come and support your local cricket team junior section.
Event organiser: Simon Locke

Sunday 9 June 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00

Craft Fair (The Village Hall, Sea Road, East Preston BN16 1LP)

A delightful selection of locally made handcrafted items and original gifts will be available at the East Preston Festival Craft Fair. There will also be a café set up throughout the day, serving home-made cakes, pastries, coffee, tea and soft drinks, and a raffle. Admission by donation to Festival funds. Organised by the East Preston Festival Committee.
Event organiser: East Preston Festival Committee

Sunday 9 June 2019 - 10:00 to 14:00

Life Drawing (Windmill Theatre, Littlehampton)

This is an observational drawing class. Suitable for all levels of abilities and for those wishing to build a portfolio for other art courses. Booking is essential; book as soon as possible, but not less than two weeks before the date attending. For late bookings or spare places also call 07799374183 or go to www.patriciastefanski.com for more information. A prerequisite number of enrolments are necessary in order for the classes to run.
Event organiser: Patricia Stefanski

Monday 10 June 2019 - 10:00 to 12:30

Memories of East Preston (The Warren Room, Village Hall, Sea Road, East Preston BN16 1LP)

Bring along your photos and stories to share while chatting over a cup of tea. There will be slide show of festivals past and local historians on hand to share their knowledge of our village. All welcome whether contributing or wanting to find out more about village life past and present. Free admission
Event organiser: East Preston Festival Committee

Monday 10 June 2019 - 13:00 to 17:00

Open Gardens and Art Trail (Participating gardens in East Preston)

As part of the East Preston Festival you are invited to take this tour and discover our talented gardeners. Many people who open their gardens also use the opportunity to raise funds for their favourite charity by selling refreshments and some gardens display the work of local artists. Tickets with a map are available at only £3 from Just Because (9 Sea Road) and Seaview Stores (114 Sea Road) both in East Preston.
Event organiser: East Preston Festival Committee

Monday 10 June 2019 - 14:00 to 16:30

'Kiss Me Goodnight Sergeant Major' - WW2 D-Day Talk (The Miller Barn, Village Hall, Sea Road, East Preston BN16 1LP)

Tony Harris is a professional comedian, raconteur and actor who specialises in historical talks with an hysterical twist. In this D-Day 75th Anniversary week, come along and hear him bring this momentous day to life with a moving but hilarious talk. Tea, coffee and refreshments included. Tickets £6 from Just Because (9 Sea Road) and Seaview Stores (114 Sea Road) both in East Preston. All proceeds to St Barnabas House
Event organiser: East Preston Friends of St Barnabas

Tuesday 11 June 2019 - 10:00 to 13:30

Antiques Valuation Morning (The Warren Room, Village Hall, Sea Road, East Preston BN16 1LP)

Bring along your small antiques for Consultant Valuer Paul Campbell, to value. £2 per item (max 2 items). Everyone welcome to join Paul at approx. 11.30am when he will give one of his popular short illustrated talks. Tea and coffee available. Organised by the East Preston Festival Committee.
Event organiser: East Preston Festival Committee

Tuesday 11 June 2019 - 19:15 to 20:45

Paris hors des sentiers battus, par un amoureux de la cité (Angmering Community Centre, Bramley Green)

This month's talk will be given by January's popular quiz master who, Parisian born and bred, will be enthusing about the hidden delights of the city of Paris with visuals of unusual and off the beaten track corners to visit when you are next there! Or just enjoy being an armchair traveller. We are a friendly group of Francophiles, with French language skills ranging from those born in France to those with holiday French. Entry is £4 a visitor and drinks will be available on the night.
Event organiser: Rustington & District Anglo-French Circle

Thursday 13 June 2019 - 10:00 to 12:00

Le Cafe Francais (Warren Room, Village Hall, East Preston)

Why not treat yourself to a coffee and an indulgent French patisserie in a continental atmosphere? Le Cafe Francais is THE place to take a break from the buzz of East Preston Festival week and enjoy convivial company in the Village Hall. All profits will help to restore East Preston's oldest building! We look forward to seeing you.
Event organiser: Friends of St Mary's, East Preston

Thursday 13 June 2019 - 14:30 to 16:00

East Preston’s Workhouses - an illustrated talk by Margaret Gilbert (Miller Barn, East Preston Village Hall, Sea Road, East Preston BN16 1JN)

There was a time when East Preston was best known for its huge, grim Victorian workhouse, which until 1969 stood opposite the present day library. This was the second of two workhouses in the village, the first dating from 1792. In this illustrated talk, Margaret Gilbert will examine the history of East Preston’s workhouses as the centre for sick and poor relief over a wide area. This talk is part of the programme of the East Preston Festival. Admission £3 by ticket only (including Preservation Society members) from Festival Box Offices (May onwards). Unsold tickets may be available at the door.
Event organiser: East Preston & Kingston Preservation Society

Thursday 13 June 2019 - 14:30 to 16:00

Ceremonies and Poppies – an Illustrated Talk by Alan Kingshott (John de Bohun Room, Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Avenue, Rustington BN16 3HB )

Alan Kingshott was formerly Chief Yeoman Warder of the Tower of London, an ancient building containing over 1000 years of Royal history. All are welcome at his talk – Heritage Association members £1; visitors £3 (pay at the door).
Event organiser: Rustington Heritage Association

Friday 14 June 2019 - 09:30 to 12:30

Charity & Community Market (The Village Hall, Sea Road, East Preston BN16 1LP)

East Preston's Charity and Community Market gives you the opportunity to make contact with local charities, fundraisers and community groups. There will be charity tables, home cooked food, hand-made cards and gifts, tombola and raffle. Refreshments will also be available. Entry by donation to Festival funds. Organised by the East Preston Festival Committee.
Event organiser: East Preston Festival Committee

Saturday 15 June 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00

Guild Care's Family Day (Steyne Gardens)

Enjoy a fantastic day out for the whole family. Join Guild Care for our Family Day! The event will be packed full of exciting things to do: inflatables, rides, face painting, craft stalls, entertainers ranging from magicians to musicians, and food and drink stalls (including a bar for parents). It’s free to attend - just turn up! Funds raised will be used to support Guild Care. Together we can keep vital local services going for children and adults dealing with the daily challenge of disability, loss of independence, or dementia. If you have any queries, please contact our Fundraising Team on 01903 528613 or fundraising@guildcare.org.
Event organiser: Guild Care

Saturday 15 June 2019 - 10:00 to 12:00

Chess Challenge (The Seaview Hotel Garden (inside if wet), Sea Road, East Preston BN16 1PD)

Come and take on players from the Bognor and Arun Chess Club. Players of all abilities welcome. Free entry. Tea, coffee and bacon sandwiches available to buy from the bar.
Organised by the Bognor and Arun Chess Club.
Event organiser: Bognor and Arun Chess Club

Saturday 15 June 2019 - 14:00

Rose Show (Conservative Hall, Sea Road, East Preston)

Join EP&K Horticultural Society for their Rose Show. Admission is £1 for adults, 50p for children. To exhibit in any of the shows please ring 01903 782191. Entries must be lodged by the Wednesday immediately before each show. For more information, visit celiabuckley.wixsite.com/epkhs
Event organiser: EP&K Horticultural Society

Saturday 15 June 2019 - 14:30 to 16:30

Clothed Figures in Pastel (St Andrews Church Hall, Church Lane, Ferring)

Arun Art Society is hosting a demonstration of pastel painting by local artist Debbie Hinks. The subject will be clothed figures. Debbie has been a professional illustrator for over 25 years and a life drawing tutor at Northbrook College for the past 10 years. Guests are welcome and the cost is £5 payable at the door. Refreshments are available and art books and materials will be on sale. For more information call Mark Juby 01903 243176. Please note the temporary change of venue.
Event organiser: Arun Art Society

Saturday 15 June 2019 - 15:00 to 17:00

Cream Tea with Virginia Bottomley (Samuel Wickens Centre, Rustington)

Cream tea hosted by baroness Virginia Bottomley. Tickets cost £12. To reserve a ticket, email philippa.bower@btconnect.com
Event organiser: WWCA

Saturday 15 June 2019 - 20:00 to 22:00

Guild Care’s Walk for Worthing (Steyne Gardens)

Stride, stroll, shimmy, or sprint to help Guild Care raise £15,000 for local children and adults in need on Saturday 15th June. Guild Care’s Walk for Worthing is a sunset walk (or stride, run or stroll – however you want to move!) along Worthing’s seafront. The event will kick off at 8pm from Steyne Gardens with registration opening at 7pm. Upon your return, a mobile bar and music will welcome you back while the sun is setting. Those taking part can choose to take a 5km route down to George V Avenue and back or a 10km route down to Goring Gap and back. Registration is £10 for adults, £5 for children (5-16), and under 5s are free. There’s also a special £25 family ticket entitling two adults and two children entry £25. Within your entry free, there’s a free t-shirt, goody bag and choice of alcoholic or non-alcoholic drink for every one of you! Visit Guild Care’s website to register now: www.guildcare.org/walk
All funds raised will be used to support our charity. Together we can keep vital local services going for children and adults dealing with the daily challenge of disability, loss of independence, or dementia.
Event organiser: Guild Care

Sunday 16 June 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00

Art Exhibition and Sale of Work (The Miller Barn, Village Hall, Sea Road, East Preston BN16 1LP)

Come along and meet local artists and see a wide-ranging collection of art in all styles, themes and mediums. Original paintings and cards will be on sale. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available for a donation to Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice, and free wine tasting between 12 noon and 3pm. No admission charge.
Event organiser: EP Monday Art Club

Thursday 20 June 2019 - 19:30 to 21:30

Sussex Family History Group (Chichester Room, Field Place, Durrington)

Worthing Meeting Centre of the Sussex Family History Group welcomes Sharon Hintze (from LDS) who will enlighten us on Keeping up with 'Family Search'. Please do come and join us. Members and visitors are welcome.
Event organiser: Sue Peyman-Stroud

Friday 21 June 2019 - 14:00 to 16:30

Ferring Flower Club President's Tea (St Andrews Church Hall, Ferring)

There will not be a Flower Club meeting this month, as we will be holding a rather special Members Only Tea in celebration of our president. Tickets are available for members from the committee or email ferringflowerclub@gmail.com.
Event organiser: Ferring Flower Club

Friday 21 June 2019 - 19:30 to 21:00

Geological Presentation (St Stephens Church, Angola Road, Worthing. BN148DU)

The West Sussex Geological Society presents a talk by Professor David Martill from Portsmouth University on 'Supergiant Pterosaurs: a World Tour'. This is followed by questions and refreshments. Come along and join us. We have a full programme of field trips for 2019.
Details are available at: www.wsgs.org.uk
Event organiser: West Sussex Geological Society

Saturday 22 June 2019 - 18:30

Quiz Night (Guide Hall behind the Woodlands Centre)

The Rustington and District Twinning Association is holding a Quiz Night. If you would like to submit a team of 6, please contact us, or for individuals, we can find a team for you to join. The cost is £8.50 for non-members and this includes a ploughman's supper. For tickets, please email admin@rustingtontwinning.org.uk or call 01903 782185.
Event organiser: Rustington and District Twinning Association

Sunday 23 June 2019 - 10:30 to 16:00

Pretty Crafty Fairs Summer Fair (The Woodlands Centre, Rustington, BN16 3HB)

This is our second year at The Woodlands Centre. We have 25 stalls of very talented crafters with a lovely warm atmosphere, free parking and entrance, a raffle and refreshments. We look forward to seeing you all there.
Event organiser: Nina Rose

Wednesday 26 June 2019 - 19:15

Chichester Festival Theatre - an illustrated talk by Katherine Slay (Conservative Hall, Sea Road East Preston BN16 1JN)

Katherine Slay from the West Sussex Record Office explores the eventful 58 year history of the Chichester Festival Theatre using pictures and documents from the Record Office archive, a collection which was organised and catalogued thanks to a recent Heritage Lottery funded project. All welcome – EPKPS members free, visitors £3 payable at the door.
Event organiser: East Preston & Kingston Preservation Society

Wednesday 26 June 2019 - 19:45 to 21:00

Relaxation Evening (Angmering Community Centre)

​An evening of relaxation through gentle yoga and guided breathing. This will be followed by a guided meditation to relax your body and calm your mind. Donations welcome.
Event organiser: Miiko Lo

Saturday 29 June 2019 - 18:30 to 21:30

Wine & Cheese at Sunset - Arundel Castle (Arundel Castle, Lower Lawns)

Gather friends for a fascinating illustrated talk by award-winning author and speaker Tristan Gooley on 'The Wonderful World of Natural Navigation'. The talk will take place in a marquee in the Lower Lawns in the castle grounds. Hennings wine and local cheese will be served. Tickets are £25 (plus admin fees). Visit www.eventbrite.co.uk to book.
Event organiser: Sussex Snowdrop Trust

JULY 2019

Monday 8 July 2019 - 19:30

Talk by Malcolm Linfield of Ferring Country Centre (Conservative Hall, Sea Road, East Preston)

Malcolm Linfield from Ferring Country Centre will be giving a talk for EP&K Horticultural Society's July meeting. Entry is £6, including a light supper. For more information, visit celiabuckley.wixsite.com/epkhs or telephone 01903 778921.
Event organiser: EP&K Horticultural Society

Tuesday 9 July 2019 - 18:00 to 23 August 2019 19:00

Adults Back to Swim Course with Arun Wellbeing Course 2 (Arundel Lido)

Spaces for Adults Back to Swim Course are limited, so please contact Lauren Dunn on 01903 737945 for more information.
Event organiser: Lauren Dunn

Thursday 11 July 2019 - 14:30 to 16:00

A Second Sussex Scrapbook of Anecdotes and Folklore - an Illustrated Talk by Chris Horlock (John de Bohun Room, Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Avenue, Rustington BN16 3HB )

Historian and writer Chris Horlock presents part two of his Sussex Scrapbook, a trio of illustrated talks exploring lesser-known aspects of the county’s history. The talk reveals more strange happenings, hoaxes and unusual places – and perhaps some unexpected individuals. All welcome – Heritage Association members £1; visitors £3 (pay at the door).
Event organiser: Rustington Heritage Association

Friday 12 July 2019 - 14:15 to 16:00

Conservative Party Forum (Ferring Village Hall)

An opportunity to express your views on major issues and to convey them to the government. Everyone is welcome to attend, members and non-members. There will be lively discussions, tea and biscuits, in a friendly atmosphere.
Event organiser: Ferring Conservatives

Sunday 14 July 2019 - 10:00 to 14:00

Life Drawing (Windmill Theatre, Littlehampton)

This is an observational drawing class. Suitable for all levels of abilities and for those wishing to build a portfolio for other art courses. Booking is essential; book as soon as possible, but not less than two weeks before the date attending. For late bookings or spare places also call 07799374183 or go to www.patriciastefanski.com for more information. A prerequisite number of enrolments are necessary in order for the classes to run.
Event organiser: Patricia Stefanski

Friday 19 July 2019 - 14:15 to 16:30

Ferring Flower Club Monthly Meeting (St Andrews Church Hall, Ferring)

Do you enjoy flowers and meeting people? We invite you to join us at our monthly meeting and enjoy an afternoon of watching a professional demonstrator create stunning floral displays whilst entertaining the audience. This months' demonstrator is Linda Brayne and the club competition for the Stella Tye Rose Bowl is entitled "Ring-a-ring of Roses". Tea and cakes are available, and the professionally arranged flowers will be raffled. Visitors are always warmly welcomed and there's no need to book. £5 admission at the door. Contact ferringflowerclub@gmail.com or call Chrissie on 01903 692628.
Event organiser: Ferring Flower Club

Monday 29 July 2019 - 09:00 to 2 August 2019 09:30

Swimming Crash Course (Arundel Lido)

Take part in this Swimming Crash Course at the Lido. For more information, email nikki.richardson@arundel-lido.com
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

Wednesday 31 July 2019 - 19:45 to 21:00

​Relaxation Evening (Angmering Community Centre)

​An evening of relaxation through gentle yoga and guided breathing. This will be followed by a guided meditation to relax your body and calm your mind. Donations welcome.
Event organiser: Miiko Lo

AUGUST 2019

Saturday 3 August 2019 - 14:00

Summer Show (Village Hall and Warren Recreation Ground)

Come down for East Preston and Kingston Horticultural Society's summer show. To exhibit in any of the shows please ring 01903 782191. Entries must be lodged by the Wednesday immediately before each show. For more information, visit celiabuckley.wixsite.com/epkhs or telephone 01903 778921.
Event organiser: EP&K Horticultural Society

Monday 5 August 2019 - 09:00 to 9 August 2019 09:30

Swimming crash course (Arundel Lido)

Take part in this Swimming Crash Course at the Lido. For more information, email nikki.richardson@arundel-lido.com
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

Monday 12 August 2019 - 09:00 to 16 August 2019 09:30

Swimming crash course (Arundel Lido)

Take part in this Swimming Crash Course at the Lido. For more information, email nikki.richardson@arundel-lido.com
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

Monday 12 August 2019 - 09:00 to 14 August 2019 15:00

Active Academies Junior Swim and Run Camp (Arundel Lido)

For more information and to book, please contact Active Academies via www.activeacademies.com
Event organiser: Nikki Richardson

Monday 19 August 2019 - 09:00 to 23 August 2019 09:30

Swimming Crash Course (Arundel Lido)

Take part in this Swimming Crash Course at the Lido. For more information, email nikki.richardson@arundel-lido.com
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

Wednesday 21 August 2019 - 12:00 to 14:30

Teddy Bears' Picnic (Arundel Lido)

This years Teddy Bears' Picnic will be looking at the Very Hungry Caterpillar, with arts and crafts to keep the little ones amused.
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

Saturday 24 August 2019 - 12:00 to 17:00

East Preston Food & Drink Festival (Village Green, Sea Road, East Preston)

East Preston Food & Drink Festival is back for its third year. Spend a fun summer's day eating, drinking and socialising with friends and family on East Preston's lovely Village Green.

This multi-vendor, vibrant food and drink festival is going to be a foodie and tipple-lovers heaven. Pizza to Pimms to puddings to preserves...

As well as the stalls, there will be food demonstrations and children's entertainment throughout.

Like the Food & Drink Festival Facebook page to keep abreast of the vendors attending. www.facebook.com/epfdf
Event organiser: East Preston Parish Council

Monday 26 August 2019 - 09:00 to 30 August 2019 09:30

Swimming Crash Course (Arundel Lido)

Take part in this Swimming Crash Course at the Lido. For more information, email nikki.richardson@arundel-lido.com
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

Wednesday 28 August 2019 - 19:45 to 21:00

​Relaxation Evening (Angmering Community Centre)

​An evening of relaxation through gentle yoga and guided breathing. This will be followed by a guided meditation to relax your body and calm your mind. Donations welcome.
Event organiser: Miiko Lo

SEPTEMBER 2019

Sunday 1 September 2019 - 10:00 to 14:00

Lie Drawing (Windmill Theatre Littlehampton)

This is an observational drawing class. Suitable for all levels of abilities and for those wishing to build a portfolio for other art courses. Booking is essential; book as soon as possible, but not less than two weeks before the date attending. For late bookings or spare places also call 07799374183 or go to www.patriciastefanski.com for more information. A prerequisite number of enrolments are necessary in order for the classes to run.
Event organiser: Patricia Stefanski

Sunday 8 September 2019 - 10:00 to 19:00

Last Swimming Day of the Season (Arundel Lido)

Enjoy your last session with 'Sid the Sub' and swimming in our heated outdoor pools.
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

Wednesday 11 September 2019

Coach Outing to RHS Wisley (RHS Wisley)

East Preston and Kingston Horticultural Society are taking a trip to RHS Wisley. To buy tickets for outings please telephone 01903 774583. For more information, visit celiabuckley.wixsite.com/epkhs or telephone 01903 778921.
Event organiser: EP&K Horticultural Society

Wednesday 11 September 2019 - 19:15

The Early Saxon Settlement of Sussex - a talk by James Sainsbury (Conservative Hall, Sea Road East Preston BN16 1JN)

James Sainsbury, Archaeologist at Worthing Museum, will reveal what recent excavations tell us about early Saxon settlements in Sussex, particularly in the area between the Arun and Adur rivers. His talk will be illustrated with ancient artefacts found in the pagan Saxon cemetery on Highdown Hill – vital evidence since there are no written accounts of the early settlements. All welcome – EPKPS members free, visitors £3 payable at the door.
Event organiser: East Preston & Kingston Preservation Society

Thursday 12 September 2019 - 14:30 to 16:00

Old Kingston – an Illustrated Ralk by Margaret Gilbert (John de Bohun Room, Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Avenue, Rustington BN16 3HB )

In Kingston, East Preston’s isolated and quieter neighbour, two historic former homes of the Olliver and Candy families still stand amidst open fields, old flint cottages and dead-end tracks. Margaret’s talk looks at the history of this relatively untouched place, as well as the changing fortunes of its two great houses through the ages. All welcome – Heritage Association members £1; visitors £3 (pay at the door).
Event organiser: Rustington Heritage Association

Friday 13 September 2019 - 14:15 to 16:00

Conservative Party Forum (Ferring Village Hall)

An opportunity to express your views on major issues and to convey them to the government. Everyone is welcome to attend, members and non-members. There will be lively discussions, tea and biscuits, in a friendly atmosphere.
Event organiser: Ferring Conservatives

Saturday 14 September 2019 - 12:00 to 16:00

Fido at the Lido - Fundraiser (Arundel Lido)

Four-legged friends have the chance to show off their talents with this year's Fido at the Lido's new categories. Join the fun from. Human refreshments, including a BBQ and bar, are available.
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

Saturday 14 September 2019 - 19:30

Quiz Night With Fish & Chips (Conservative Hall, Sea Road, East Preston)

Join East Preston and Kingston Horticultural Society for their Quiz Night evening with fish and chip dinner. Entry is £7.50. For more information, visit celiabuckley.wixsite.com/epkhs or telephone 01903 778921.
Event organiser: EP&K Horticultural Society

Friday 20 September 2019 - 14:15 to 16:30

Ferring Flower Club Monthly Meeting (St Andrews Church Hall, Ferring)

Do you enjoy flowers and meeting people? We invite you to join us at our monthly meeting and enjoy an afternoon of watching professional demonstrator, Nina Tucknott, create stunning floral displays whilst entertaining the audience. September's club competition is titled 'Colours of Autumn'. Tea and cakes are available, and the professionally arranged flowers will be raffled. Visitors are always warmly welcomed and there's no need to book. £5 admission at the door. Contact ferringflowerclub@gmail.com or call Chrissie on 01903 692628.
Event organiser: Ferring Flower Club

Sunday 22 September 2019 - 10:30 to 16:00

Pretty Crafty Fairs Autumn Fair (The Woodlands Centre, Rustington, BN16 3HB)

This is our second year at The Woodlands CentreThis is our second year at The Woodlands Centre. We have 25 stalls of very talented crafters with a lovely warm atmosphere, free parking and entrance, a raffle and refreshments. We look forward to seeing you all there.
Event organiser: Nina Rose

Wednesday 25 September 2019 - 19:45 to 21:00

​​​​Relaxation Evening (Angmering Community Centre)

​An evening of relaxation through gentle yoga and guided breathing. This will be followed by a guided meditation to relax your body and calm your mind. Donations welcome.
Event organiser: Miiko Lo

Saturday 28 September 2019 - 20:00 to 22:45

Dr John Cooper Clarke - Luckiest Guy Alive Tour (Assembly Hall, Worthing)

Dr John Cooper Clarke shot to prominence in the 1970s. His satirical and humorous verse, delivered in a unique rapid-fire performance style, made him the best loved and most important performance poet of this generation. He is as vital now as in his 70's heyday, with John's new critically acclaimed poetry book, The Luckiest Guy Alive, having just been released Worldwide on Picador / Macmillan.
His latest show, touring across the world, is a mix of classic verse, never to have been heard extraordinary new material, hilarious ponderings on modern life, good honest gags, riffs and chat - a chance to witness a living legend at the top of this game.
Event organiser: Coastal Events Ltd

OCTOBER 2019

Monday 7 October 2019 - 19:30

Gardeners’ Question Time With Michael Harwood (Conservative Hall, Sea Road, East Preston)

Join East Preston and Kingston Horticultural Society for Gardeners’ Question Time with Michael Harwood. Entry is £6, including a light supper. For more information, visit celiabuckley.wixsite.com/epkhs or telephone 01903 778921.
Event organiser: EP&K Horticultural Society

Thursday 10 October 2019 - 14:30 to 16:00

The Old London Docks and New Docklands: an Illustrated Talk by Sally Botwright (John de Bohun Room, Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Avenue, Rustington )

The story of London’s docklands, from the Roman era to present day, will be presented by Blue Badge Guide Sally Botwright. The talk not only looks at the old London Docks through the centuries, but also at the modern Docklands area, which has been developed in recent years. All are welcome; Heritage Association members pay £1 for entry; visitors, £3 (pay at the door).
Event organiser: Rustington Heritage Association

Saturday 12 October 2019 - 18:30

Shuffleboard Evening (Guide Hall behind the Woodlands Centre)

The Rustington and District Twinning Association is holding a Shuffleboard Evening. Why not come along and meet members of the association and find out about our activities in a fun environment. You will be made very welcome. Tickets are £8.50 for non-members and include a lasagne supper. For tickets, please email admin@rustingtontwinning.org.uk or call 01903 782185.
Event organiser: Rustington and District Twinning Association

Saturday 12 October 2019 - 18:30

Shuffleboard Evening (Guide Hall behind the Woodlands Centre)

The Rustington and District Twinning Association is holding a Shuffleboard Evening. Why not come along and meet members of the association and find out about our activities in a fun environment. You will be made very welcome. Tickets are £8.50 for non-members and include a lasagne supper. For tickets, please email admin@rustingtontwinning.org.uk or call 01903 782185.
Event organiser: Rustington and District Twinning Association

Sunday 13 October 2019 - 10:00 to 14:00

Life Drawing (Windmill Theatre Littlehampton)

This is an observational drawing class. Suitable for all levels of abilities and for those wishing to build a portfolio for other art courses. Booking is essential; book as soon as possible, but not less than two weeks before the date attending. For late bookings or spare places also call 07799374183 or go to www.patriciastefanski.com for more information. A prerequisite number of enrolments are necessary in order for the classes to run.
Event organiser: Patricia Stefanski

Friday 18 October 2019 - 14:15 to 16:00

Conservative Party Forum (Ferring Village Hall)

An opportunity to express your views on major issues and to convey them to the government. Everyone is welcome to attend, members and non-members. There will be lively discussions, tea and biscuits, in a friendly atmosphere.
Event organiser: Ferring Conservatives

Friday 18 October 2019 - 14:15 to 16:30

Ferring Flower Club Monthly Meeting (St Andrews Church Hall, Ferring)

Do you enjoy flowers and meeting people? We invite you to join us at our monthly meeting and enjoy an afternoon of watching professional demonstrator, Jean Plaskett, create stunning floral displays whilst entertaining the audience. The club competition for October is titled 'Spooky'. Tea and cakes are available, and the professionally arranged flowers will be raffled. Visitors are always warmly welcomed and there's no need to book. £5 admission at the door. Contact ferringflowerclub@gmail.com or call Chrissie on 01903 692628.
Event organiser: Ferring Flower Club

Wednesday 30 October 2019 - 19:45 to 21:00

​​​​Relaxation Evening (Angmering Community Centre)

​An evening of relaxation through gentle yoga and guided breathing. This will be followed by a guided meditation to relax your body and calm your mind. Donations only.
Event organiser: Miiko Lo

NOVEMBER 2019

Wednesday 13 November 2019 - 14:30

Petworth Families - an illustrated talk by Anne Charlesworth (Conservative Hall, Sea Road East Preston BN16 1JN)

Before Petworth House was given to the National Trust in 1947, the house and park were owned by a succession of relatives: the powerful Percy family, Earls of Northumberland, then the Seymours and the Wyndhams, with the titles Earl of Egremont and Lord Leconfield. The current Lord and Lady Egremont still live in part of the house. This talk by Anne Charlesworth tells the stories of the Petworth families. All welcome – EPKPS members free, visitors £3 payable at the door.
Event organiser: East Preston & Kingston Preservation Society

Thursday 14 November 2019 - 14:30 to 16:00

Come to Arcady – the Rise of Edwardian Musical Comedy (John de Bohun Room, Woodlands Centre, Woodlands Avenue, Rustington)

When the partnership of Gilbert and Sullivan came to an end in the 1890s, the void was filled by a new and even lighter entertainment called musical comedy. Ian Gledhill’s illustrated talk with music looks at the development of this genre from 'The Shop Girl' of 1894 through to Lionel Monckton's hit show 'The Arcadians'. All are welcome. Heritage Association members pay £1 for entry; visitors, £3 (pay at the door).
Event organiser: Rustington Heritage Association

Friday 22 November 2019 - 14:15 to 16:00

Conservative Party Forum (Ferring Village Hall)

An opportunity to express your views on major issues and to convey them to the government. Everyone is welcome to attend, members and non-members. There will be lively discussions, tea and biscuits, in a friendly atmosphere.
Event organiser: Ferring Conservatives

Saturday 23 November 2019 to

Afternoon Tea at Arundel Castle in the Baron's Hall (Arundel)

Join the afternoon tea at Arundel Castle. To book your seat, contact Nikki at the Lido, on nikki.richardson@arundel-lido.com
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

Saturday 23 November 2019 - 12:00 to 17:00

East Preston Christmas Celebrations (East Preston (various))

Celebrating Christmas with a French food market, craft & gift stalls, live music, Father Christmas, funfair, activities in local businesses & carol singing. We finish with a lantern procession through the village & a short firework display on the Village Green at 5pm.
Event organiser: East Preston Parish Council

Sunday 24 November 2019 - 10:00 to 14:00

Life Drawing (Windmill Theatre, Littlehampton)

This is an observational drawing class. Suitable for all levels of abilities and for those wishing to build a portfolio for other art courses. Booking is essential; book as soon as possible, but not less than two weeks before the date attending. For late bookings or spare places also call 07799374183 or go to www.patriciastefanski.com for more information. A prerequisite number of enrolments are necessary in order for the classes to run.
Event organiser: Patricia Stefanski

Wednesday 27 November 2019 - 19:45 to 21:00

Relaxation Evening (Angmering Community Centre)

​An evening of relaxation through gentle yoga and guided breathing. This will be followed by a guided meditation to relax your body and calm your mind. Donations only.
Event organiser: Miiko Lo

Saturday 30 November 2019 - 10:00 to 12:30

Ferring Conservatives Christmas Fair (Ferring Village Hall)

Ferring Conservatives are holding a Christmas fair. There will be crafts and Christmas stalls, Father Christmas, festive music, tea/coffee and mince pies, a Christmas raffle and more. Entry is 50p, including refreshments.
Event organiser: Ferring Conservatives

DECEMBER 2019

Sunday 8 December 2019 - 10:30 to 16:00

Pretty Crafty's Christmas Fair (The Woodlands Centre, Rustington, BN16 3HB)

This is our second year at The Woodlands Centre. We have 25 stalls of very talented crafters with a lovely warm atmosphere, free parking and entrance, a raffle and refreshments. We look forward to seeing you all there.
Event organiser: Nina Rose

Wednesday 18 December 2019 - 19:45 to 21:00

​​​​Relaxation Evening (Angmering Community Centre)

​An evening of relaxation through gentle yoga and guided breathing. This will be followed by a guided meditation to relax your body and calm your mind.
Event organiser: Miiko Lo

Tuesday 24 December 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00

Festive Swims (Arundel Lido main pool)

Blow away the cobwebs, celebrate Christmas and see in the New Year with us in our heated pool! Afterwards, treat yourself to some warm festive refreshments in the cabin. Festive Swims are held on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve and New Years Day. Email nikki.richardson@arundel-lido.com
Event organiser: Arundel Lido

JANUARY 2020

Wednesday 15 January 2020 - 14:30

Clandon Park, Surrey - an illustrated talk by Tom Dommett (Conservative Hall, Sea Road East Preston BN16 1JN)

Clandon Park, an early 18th century Palladian mansion in the care of the National Trust, suffered a devastating fire in 2015. This talk by Tom Dommett, Regional Archaeologist for the Trust, will consider the challenges of archaeological salvage, restoration and the rebuilding of the Grade I property using excavation combined with advanced survey techniques. All welcome – EPKPS members free, visitors £3 payable at the door.
Event organiser: East Preston & Kingston Preservation Society

APRIL 2020

Monday 6 April 2020 - 10:00 to 16:00

Artisan Market: Spring Into Life (Littlehampton High Street)

Now in its fourth year, the Artisan Market brings local producers, creators, and craft makers to the High Street. Expect to see busking, performance, live art and all the colourful characters that make up the local coastline and down lands around us along the South Coast. It’s a chance for locals and visitors to see the many community organisations, clubs and goods available within Littlehampton Town.
Event organiser: Littlehampton Town Council


April 2019